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1996-97 San Jose Lasers Statistics

American Basketball League (ABL)
Team Record: 18-22
Finishing 2nd in the ABL's Western Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost semifinals

Semifinals - Lost to Columbus Quest 2-0
Coach: Jan Lowrey (18-22)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 63,623, Avg. 3,181 in 20 home dates
1996-97 San Jose Lasers Roster

The San Jose Lasers of the American Basketball League ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 18 wins and 22 losses, finishing second in the ABL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Lasers scored 2,920 points and allowed 2,990. Sheri Sam tossed in a team-leading 561 points for San Jose, while Val Whiting-Raymond netted 12 or more per game as well. Val Whiting-Raymond racked up 239 boards. Sonja Henning dished out 126 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Sonja Henning added 90 steals.

Jan Lowrey coached the team. The 1996-97 San Jose Lasers lost in the semifinals of the playoffs.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Sheri SamF-G393412584872101173614610583127210117755125118561
Val Whiting-RaymondC-F37331098375160113202141841552394977507786464
Trisha Stafford-OdomF37189073131258127183148551111668569611093425
Anita KaplanC40379733461740093518711420133121565140399
Sonja HenningG404015152701076217101685415621012690795115299
Shelley Gorman- SandieG20186181876738106251214061361526442195
Jennifer AzziG1111416100574117615292938522023432183
Jamillah LangF29025411843501641261729468811730128
Jenni RuffG-F3564331123532124238243761421246763120
Kimberly WoodC320355592900674041509110107254998
Samantha WilliamsG-F2532416817245109722291982312548
Nekeshia HendersonG6011604000011210420
Ingrid DixsonC101000000000000000
Totals352200808024411024460143100872948287113535793971017147952920


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Sheri SamF-G393432.343.130.871.92.13.35.43.01.90.13.23.014.4
Val Whiting-RaymondC-F373329.742.727.369.82.34.26.51.32.11.42.12.312.5
Trisha Stafford-OdomF371824.539.933.380.91.53.04.52.31.90.23.02.511.5
Anita KaplanC403724.350.354.82.22.95.00.80.30.41.63.510.0
Sonja HenningG404037.939.627.467.31.43.95.33.22.30.22.42.97.5
Shelley Gorman- SandieG201830.935.826.382.31.12.03.11.80.80.13.22.19.8
Jennifer AzziG111137.857.041.585.20.82.63.54.71.80.23.12.916.6
Jamillah LangF2908.836.432.063.40.61.01.60.30.30.00.61.04.4
Jenni RuffG-F35612.431.337.590.50.71.11.71.20.30.11.91.83.4
Kimberly WoodC32011.149.259.71.31.62.80.30.30.20.81.53.1
Samantha WilliamsG-F2539.625.020.890.00.30.91.20.80.30.11.21.01.9
Nekeshia HendersonG601.80.00.00.00.20.20.30.20.00.70.30.0
Ingrid DixsonC101.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Averages35220023.042.031.172.31.42.53.81.61.10.32.02.38.3

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Sheri SamF-G2267241152540015760111028
Val Whiting-RaymondC-F22641710008600155203726
Jamillah LangF204113784650054019623
Sonja HenningG227817842210088517919
Anita KaplanC224614800310082126617
Trisha Stafford-OdomF2027904013100046306610
Shelley Gorman- SandieG22448400000030001288
Kimberly WoodC2022430011007001307
Jenni RuffG-F205000000001000100
Totals18103941065121838280066321755852138

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Sheri SamF-G2233.545.840.080.00.00.07.53.53.00.05.55.014.0
Val Whiting-RaymondC-F2232.058.875.00.00.07.52.51.00.01.53.513.0
Jamillah LangF2020.553.850.083.30.00.02.52.00.00.54.53.011.5
Sonja HenningG2239.047.150.050.00.00.04.04.02.50.53.54.59.5
Anita KaplanC2223.057.133.30.00.04.01.00.51.03.03.08.5
Trisha Stafford-OdomF2013.50.00.076.90.00.02.03.01.50.03.03.05.0
Shelley Gorman- SandieG2222.050.00.00.01.50.00.00.06.04.04.0
Kimberly WoodC2011.075.0100.00.00.03.50.00.00.51.50.03.5
Jenni RuffG-F202.50.00.00.50.00.00.00.50.00.0
Averages3521021.948.138.173.70.00.03.71.80.90.33.22.97.7


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